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Hartsfield-Jackson’s wi-fi speeds among worst in North America

8:24 am Jul. 18, 2017

The wi-fi at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport may be free, but it’s not very fast, according to an analysis of wi-fi at airports across North America.

The analysis conducted by Ookla’s Speedtest service, which tests Internet performance, found that Hartsfield-Jackson ranked near the bottom of a list of 30 airports across the continent.

According to Ookla, “the speeds in Toronto, Atlanta and Montréal were slower than any Wi-Fi we saw in Africa,

UPDATED: Ann Coulter vs Delta tweet battle continues

2:10 pm Jul. 16, 2017

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter unleashed a tweetstorm on Delta Air Lines on Saturday night, complaining about being moved out of a particular seat with extra legroom that she pre-booked.

In one tweet Coulter refers to Delta as “the worst airline in America.”

Coulter had booked a preferred seat in the exit row with extra legroom and was moved to a different seat in the same exit row, according to Delta. The airline said

Qatar Airways CEO apologizes for calling U.S. flight attendants ‘grandmothers’

2:02 pm Jul. 12, 2017

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker is apologizing for referring to U.S. airline flight attendants as “grandmothers.”

At a gala in Dublin, Ireland last week to celebrate Qatar Airways’ launch of its Dublin-Doha route, Al Baker told the audience that “the average age of my cabin crew is only 26 years.”

“So there is no need for you to travel on these crap American carriers,” Al Baker said. “You know